At a private meeting on Monday, CEO Mike Horne said Fullers is seeking independent financial advice on the cost of subsidising Waiheke services, and Mayor Phil Goff said an official database will track the reliability of the ferry service. The...
International sailor Serena Woodall is part of a women’s match racing team that has its sights set on the world championships next year.The Waiheke High School year 13 student is part of a Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron women’s...
Straight after Sunday’s packed public meeting at Morra Hall, Sophie Boladeras asked Fullers CEO Mike Horne what was next on the cards for the embattled ferry company.Fullers CEO Mike Horne admitted straight out at Sunday’s meeting that standing in...
Registrations are rolling in for the Great Gulf News Trolley Derby that takes place on Sunday 1 September.Event manager Tessa O’Shea says people have started making their trolleys and she’s taken registrations for the children’s box cart, adults open...
After weeks of escalating “ferry fury” Fullers will meet with Waiheke ferry users in an open forum this Sunday. The company has invited a panel of Auckland and Waiheke stakeholders and the wider community to be part of the...
Alex Stone finds Waihekeans who have a special relationship with their dogs.When suddenly earlier this year our beloved dog Daf died, leaving her sister alone and us disconsolate, I realised how much she meant to us. It got me...
After a flurry of customer discontent and media attention, Fullers has promised to up its game at the wharfs and politicians are investigating issues such as competition on the route and the company’s exemption from the national model that...
Teachers from Waiheke’s two primary schools and the high school turned out before sunrise to demonstrate around the island on Wednesday, as part of the largest industrial action the country has ever seen.Teachers from Waiheke Primary School, Te Huruhi...
The Waiheke Local Board area has the highest number of people living without shelter per capita according to the findings of Auckland’s first point-in-time homeless count. The count took place across all local board areas excluding Great Barrier on 17...
The Great Gulf News Trolley Derby makes a return this Father’s Day, Sunday 1 September.The race day is an opportunity for people to build their own trolleys and compete for bragging rights. Former Gulf News editor David Waters was one...